Police have confirmed that a potentially suspicious package discovered on Shetland today is not as feared as first thought after staff were evacuated from buildings near to the Sella Ness area.
The proposed 12-turbine Mossy Hill wind farm on the outskirts of Lerwick has been given the green light by Shetland Islands Council’s planning committee.
Jamie Crawford has enjoyed the high life more than most Scots.
A person was rescued from a house fire on Shetland in the early hours of this morning.
Preparations for this year’s Shetland Boat Week are well under way with event organisers announcing the four main sponsors for the fourth instalment of the event.
A woman from Shetland whose husband died suddenly from an undiagnosed heart problem aged just 29 has launched a campaign to look into holding heart screening events for young people in the isles.
Offshore workers who went for days without fresh water, amid fears it was affected by a contagious bug, have had their supply restored.
A woman who managed to escape with her three-year-old son from her burning car just seconds before it was engulfed by flames is urging local drivers to check under the bonnet for nesting birds before setting off.
Fire crews attended to a motor home that caught fire near Kalliness, Weisdale earlier today.
A man from Yorkshire narrowly escaped being sent to jail when he appeared for sentencing at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
An aspiring Shetland chef who lost his arm to a rare cancer is close to raising the funds for a bionic replacement.
A campaign group on Shetland has said there are still "hurdles" to overcome before a transmission link to the mainland becomes a reality.
A plane bound for Sumburgh Airport had to return to Aberdeen yesterday morning after suffering multiple bird strikes within a minute of take-off.
A northern isle will suffer a "slow and painful death" if serious discussions are not had about building a tunnel or fixed link to replace the ferry service, a councillor has said.
A crowdfunder launched to help a young family who lost their home in a fire that destroyed an internationally renowned research centre has been wound up after it saw a "phenomenal" £26,000 raised in just a few days.
UK authorities have been warned that any “procrastination” on regulating the space sector could result in the Highlands and islands missing out on an economic windfall.
In the final part of the P&J’s series on the “space race”, Calum Ross finds out if more than one spaceport can be cleared for take-off.
MSPs have hailed plans to build the UK’s first spaceport in the Highlands as a “giant leap” for the local economy – and an “absolute lifeline” for the remote north coast.
A Scottish Government minister has said its ambition is to have “at least one” spaceport in Scotland – but he warned that Brexit could create “challenges” for the sector.
Workers at Shetland Gas Plant yesterday held the first of five planned 24-hour strikes in a dispute over proposed changes to the shift rota system.
A former RAF officer leading Shetland’s bid to host the UK’s first satellite-launching base has revealed why he is convinced his team is “winning” the space race.
The president of a world-famous bird observatory destroyed in a fire has vowed it will rise from the ashes.
Space wars have erupted in the Highlands amid explosive claims that the region’s development body has been “working against” rocket-launching projects on the islands.
Fire crews transported by helicopter and lifeboat as fire wreaks havoc through Fair Isle bird observatory
A fire crew had to be flown in by Coastguard helicopter after a blaze broke out at a world-famous bird observatory on the remote Fair Isle near Shetland.
Rocket launches from Sutherland could require safety measures to reduce risks to workers on North Sea oil and gas platforms - and residents of the Faroe Islands.
Two fire crews are currently attending a building fire at a Bird Observatory on the remote Fair Isle near Shetland.
The man killed in a house fire in Lerwick last month has been identified by police as Ross Grant.
Top-level talks have taken place at Holyrood as the case for an ambitious multi-million-pound investment in Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles took another step forward.
A man has been jailed for a “vicious and inexcusable” assault on his ex partner in Shetland.
A Shetland teenager has been selected to be part of the Scottish team that is travelling to Ukraine this year to compete in the Medieval Combat World Championships.
Shetland's police chief inspector thanked members of the public for trying to save the victim of a house fire.
One person died after a major fire took hold of a property in Lerwick in the late hours of Saturday evening.